Contact Information
  • 800-826-HOPE (4673)
Jae Kim, M.D.
  • Chief, Division of Thoracic Surgery
  • Assistant Professor

Languages Spoken
  • English

Biography

Jae Y. Kim, M.D., joined the Department of Surgery in August 2011. He received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University and then graduated with his medical degree from the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Kim completed his residency in general surgery at UCSF, as well as completing a research fellowship in thoracic oncology at the UCSF Cancer Research Center. He received the UCSF Department of Surgery Nusz Achievement Award, chosen by faculty for the Outstanding Chief Resident (2009). He then completed a fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery, specializing in thoracic oncology at the MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Professional Experience

  • 2012 - present, Chief, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
  • 2011 - present, Assistant Professor, Division of Thoracic Surgery, City of Hope, Duarte, CA

Education

Education/Training
  • 2009 - 2011, Fellow, Thoracic Surgery, University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
  • 2008 - 2009, Chief Resident, Department of General Surgery, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
  • 2002 - 2008, Resident, Department of General Surgery, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
  • 1997 - 2002, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, M.D., Medicine
  • 1993 - 1997, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, B.A. in Biochemistry, graduated magna cum laude

Board Certifications/Licensure
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery
  • Certification, American Board of Surgery

Honors/Awards

Awards
  • 2009, University of California at San Francisco Department of Surgery Nusz Achievement Award
  • 2009, University of California at San Francisco Department of Surgery Resident Teaching Award
  • 2006, American Association for Thoracic Surgery Lillihei Prize for Outstanding Resident Research Paper

Memberships

  • 2011 - Present, International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, Member
  • 2010 - Present, Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Member

Locations

  • City of Hope - Main Campus (Duarte)
    1500 East Duarte Road
    Duarte, CA 91010